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    Thank you all for your replies and help. I am...

    Thank you all for your replies and help. I am thinking about a triple strand FWP white and whatever I see that catches my attention such as some earrings and pendants.
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    Shanghai pearl shopping spree-help!

    I have about 3 hours to spend at the Shanghai pearl market. I was there about 3 years ago and with the help and expertise of this forum I purchased two strands of fireballs which I made into...
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    I too have seen TJ Maxx fresh water pearls =I saw...

    I too have seen TJ Maxx fresh water pearls =I saw a fireball neckace and coin necklace -all under $80. Quality not so great.
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    Thank you all for your posts. I wonder if China...

    Thank you all for your posts. I wonder if China sells nondrilled pearls to India? Which country would have the lower wages (cost) in drilling and stringing? Frankly, I did not think that China...
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    Pearl shopping in Hyderabad India

    I am a pearl lover- not a professional. With all of your help I bought some fab pearls in Shanghai-fireballs and some dyed peacocks for gifts. Not familiar with Hyderabad pearls wondered what...
  6. Speaking of Town & Country-The November 2012...

    Speaking of Town & Country-The November 2012 issue has a full page ad from Yvel featuring a strand of multi-colored pastel flame(fire)balls. It looks about 36 inches long and has pink sapphire...
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    I think in both places you really have to bargain...

    I think in both places you really have to bargain hard. I have purchased pearls in Shanghai and have gotten some good deals- better the second time around. I think that anything of really high...
  8. I just got a new camera and am learning how to...

    I just got a new camera and am learning how to use it. I can't wait to post my pictures but it may take a while. Everyones' pictures are so good!
  9. I just bought three fireball strands in...

    I just bought three fireball strands in Shanghai-white, peach and silver-grey. They were so much fun and not a lot of money. The quality is ok-not the beauties we see posted on this forum. I...
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    Exactly what did you buy for the 5250 Dhs? How...

    Exactly what did you buy for the 5250 Dhs? How much were the flameballs/fireball (your tooth like pearls) a strand? Also where in Dubai can you buy the Persian pearls and know for sure you are...
  11. IMHO_Top row for me-best luster. Middle row ...

    IMHO_Top row for me-best luster. Middle row looks slightly bigger but less luster. Bottom row nice luster but shape not uniform.
  12. Restringing pearls and other semi precious beads

    Does anyone know of someone who restrings beads including pearls, lapis and coral in the Chicagoland area? Any recs would be most appreciated. Thank you.
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    Broken carved MOB shell-adhesive recs?

    Over 20 years ago I bought a two large (8X8+) carved Mother of Pearl shells in Myanmar (Burma) for less than $10 each. I just broke one in half as it fell from my fireplace mantle. It broke into two...
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    I have an all flameball necklace of 17 inches and...

    I have an all flameball necklace of 17 inches and it is not heavy at all!
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    With your guidance I bought 3 strands of...

    With your guidance I bought 3 strands of flameballs-white, peach and silver. I had them mixed and restrung into 2 necklaces-about 17 inches including the clasp, a bracelet and a few extra silvers...
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    The earrings she is wearing look big and have ...

    The earrings she is wearing look big and have a nice luster.
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    Chinese South Sea Pearls?

    I love this site and learn everyday-thank you. But I am confused. Please correct me where I am wrong. South Sea pearls are not Tahitians. South Sea Pearls are cultured in both Australia and China...
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    Now as my trip is getting closer I am getting...

    Now as my trip is getting closer I am getting more nervous and confused. I was very narrow in my pearl likes-white round with a pinky tone-the bigger the better and peacock Tahitians and baroque...
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    You all are so helpful and so informative. For...

    You all are so helpful and so informative. For me I feel a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So permit me to recap and let me know if I am wrong. Stay with the FWs as that is what they do...
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    Karin, thanks for the post! So the best I can do...

    Karin, thanks for the post! So the best I can do would be for a beautiful FW grey that presumably was not dyed? By chance do some of these sellers have South Sea pearls? In other words, are...
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    Shanghai pearl shopping

    Thank you for all of your wonderful replies. I love pearls and this forum. I have a few pieces of nice pearl jewelry (two pairs of stud earrings 8mm Aoyka one pair with small diamonds) and a...
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    pearl shopping in Shanghai

    Went to Pearl City (large mall with individual kiosks) to buy some pearls last summer. Was looking for Tahitian-like pearls and was , frankly overwhelmed and had very little time to shop. I bought...
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